Waves

  • H. J. P. Keighley
  • F. R. McKim
  • A. Clark
  • M. J. Harrison
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Part of the Macmillan Master Series book series (MACMMA)

Abstract

A wave is a travelling disturbance which carries energy away from its source. Some waves, such as light waves and radio waves, can pass through an evacuated or empty space. In this way we receive energy from the Sun and other more distant stars.

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© H. J. P. Keighley, F. R. McKim, A. Clark and M. J. Harrison 1986

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  • H. J. P. Keighley
  • F. R. McKim
  • A. Clark
  • M. J. Harrison

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